Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Movie review - Burnt (2015)

Burnt (2015) / drama, comedy

Directed by John Wells
Screenplay by Steven Knight
Story by Michael Kalesniko
Produced by Stacey Sher, Erwin Stoff and John Wells
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy, Daniel Brühl, Riccardo Scamarcio, Sam Keeley, Alicia Vikander, Matthew Rhys, Lily James, Uma Thurman, Emma Thompson
Trailer: click.

Solid cooking flick!

Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) is a chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

It's a solid compelling culinary drama with very good performace by Bradley Cooper. I think the average viewer will enjoy the film - it feels real and it's a story of a human being that is not perfect and tries to fight for his spot in the business again. On the downside. Unpleasan main character, poor script and clichés. Nevertheless, a well cooked entertainment. 3/5

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